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Phelps, Kentucky

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The location of Phelps

Welcome to Phelps ...

Phelps is located in Pike County.

The location of Phelps has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Phelps is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Phelps lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Phelps lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Phelps: 41553<3>

Communities near Phelps ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Phelps and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Cedarville   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Elkhorn City   [Map]   906   SW   18 miles [29 km]
McCarr   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ransom   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Grundy (VA)   [Map]   929   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Delbarton (WV)   [Map]   514   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Phelps.

Communities Also Named Phelps ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Phelps - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Phelps.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Phelps. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Phelps. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phelps.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Phelps:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phelps ...

Looking for more information about Phelps? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Phelps, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Phelps.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phelps - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Phelps). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Phelps or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Phelps) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Phelps. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Phelps

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phelps. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5129, Longitude: -82.1501     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phelps have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Phelps.

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